How To Make It Through The Holidays Sober

Holidays are hard Sobriety is hard enough during regular times. Holidays are much harder, because of many reasons. For many people, holidays are a reminder of mistakes they’ve made and relationships that are beyond repair. For others, holidays bring back memories of happier times when things seemed simpler. To make it worse, the holidays are […]

Relapse Prevention Tips

Because recovery involves more than completing a rehabilitation program, relapse addiction aftercare requires a unique approach on a personal level. The American Society of Addiction Medicine (ASAM) describes addiction as a chronic disease — one with biological, behavioral, emotional, social, and physical factors. By nature, those suffering from substance abuse disorder cannot control their cravings. That’s why it’s so […]

How to Practice Mindful Meditation

Your life may feel chaotic. You may be looking for a way to calm your mind. Or you may just want to be present and more aware of what is happening. You may find that your life is so busy that you’ve never allowed yourself to sit, just be in the moment, and breath. Mindful […]

Learning to have fun in Sobriety

Now that you are on track with your life in recovery it is time to make your life have meaning and enjoy yourself to the maximum. Living a sober life is no easy feat for someone who has been abusing substances to forget your insecurities and shortcomings. You must guard yourself at every turn so that you […]

Why Los Angeles is a Great Place to Recover

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Making a change in your life, like admitting you need help to cut drugs and alcohol out and live healthier, is a big step. If you think you are ready to take this on, the first thing you’ll need to do is decide where you will seek addiction treatment and live your life once you’re […]

10 Songs About Drug + Alcohol Addiction

The world has some beautiful and lovely things in it but there is also the dark side that people don’t want to talk about. But that is the part of life we have to talk about if we want things to change and that is the world of addiction. Millions of people today struggle with […]

What are the Benefits of an Outpatient Addiction Treatment Program?

There are many studies and articles out there who highlight the many benefits of attending an inpatient drug rehab. Many times you will read these articles that cover the extensive benefits of residential treatment and success rates in terms of completion, however, many of those articles or studies fail to cover the crucial period once […]

7 Celebrities Who are Living Examples of Recovery

Addiction is a disease that can happen to anyone, at any time in their lives. It comes into play both during the highs and lows of life. No one ever intentionally becomes addicted to a substance. In many cases, it can be a result of prolonged use of prescription medication that spiraled out of control, […]

How Yoga Can Benefit Addiction Recovery

In today’s society, attempts at addiction treatment are as diverse as the different substances found in addiction. When attempting to stay recovered, those who suffer from addiction have found success in adding yoga to their addiction treatment. Yoga, a popular form of exercise and lifestyle, is more than a physical workout. Yoga was originally designed as a […]